Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva beats Jair Bolsonaro – in pictures

Former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has defeated far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil’s presidential election. After a tight race between the two candidates, Lula narrowly won the election after securing 50.9% of the vote and he will be sworn in on 1 January 2023.

Lula waves along with his wife JanjaIMAGE SOURCE,EPA
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Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva waved along with his wife at his victory event
Lula supporters celebrate his victoryIMAGE SOURCE,EPA
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His supporters celebrated his victory with delight in Rio De Janeiro
Lula embraces his wife RosangelaIMAGE SOURCE,REUTERS
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Lula’s stunning comeback prompted him to say “they tried to bury me alive and here I am”
Lula's supporters cheer as the results of the election are revealed.IMAGE SOURCE,REUTERS
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Lula’s supporters cheer as the results of the election are revealed.
Jair Bolsonaro supporter cries during the Brazilian presidential election run-off in BrasiliaIMAGE SOURCE,REUTERS
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Elsewhere, there were emotional scenes among Jair Bolsonaro supporters as the result was declared
A supporter of Bolsonaro cries at the election resultIMAGE SOURCE,REUTERS
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Many of Mr Bolsonaro’s supporters cried as the current president’s tally became clear during the run-off

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